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Prof R K Lonibala

Designation: Professor

Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry

Contact:

Email: lonibala [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

MSc, Ph.D. (Banaras Hindu University)

Website: http://manipuruniv.ac.in/faculty/99

RESEARCH PAPERS :

  • T. R. Rao and R. K. Lonibala, X-ray diffraction studies of Zn(II) complexes of 3-hydroxypicolinamide. Cryst. Res. Technol., 24, K 125-K 129 (1989). Print ISSN: Previously 0232-1300, Online ISSN: 1521-4079
  • T. R. Rao and R. K. Lonibala, X-ray diffraction studies of Zn(II) complexes of furfuralidine isonicotinoyl hydrazone. Cryst. Res. Technol., 26, K 1 - K 4 (1991). Print ISSN: Previously 0232-1300, Online ISSN: 1521-407
  • T. R. Rao and R. K. Lonibala, X-ray diffraction studies of Zn(II) complexes of 2-acetylpyridine (N-benzoyl) glycyl hydrazone. Cryst. Res. Technol., 26, K 77 - K 81 (1991). Print ISSN: Previously 0232-1300, Online ISSN: 1521-4079
  • G. Singh, P. S. S. J. Shastry, R. K. Lonibala and T. R. Rao, Coordination behavior of pyridoxal isonicotinoyl hydrazone towards some 3d – metal ions. Synth. React. Inorg. Met.- Org. Chem., 22(7), pp 1040 - 1059 (1992). ISSN 1553-3174 (Print), 1553-3182 (Online).
  • R. K. Lonibala and T. R. Rao, Synthesis and characterization of the complexes of some transition metals with 2 – acetylpyridine (N – benzoyl) glycyl hydrazone. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Chem. Sci.), 111(5), pp. 615- 625 (1999). ISSN: 0973-7103 (e-version) 0974-3626 (print version)
  • R. K. Lonibala, N. I. Devi, R. K. B. Devi and T. R. Rao, Ligational behaviour of furfurylidene (N-benzoyl)glycyl hydrazone  towards some transition metal ions. Synth. React. Inorg. Met.- Org. Chem., 31(1), pp 179-194 (2001). ISSN 1553-3174 (Print), 1553-3182 (Online)
  • R. K. Lonibala, T. R. Rao and R. K. Babita Devi, Protonation constant of salicylidene(N-benzoyl)glycyl hydrazone and its  coordination behaviour towards some bivalent metal ions. J. Chem Sci., 118(4), pp  327-334 (2006). ISSN: 0973-7103 (e-version) 0974-3626 (print version)
  • Sharmeli Yumnam and Lonibala Rajkumari, Thermodynamics of the Complexation of N-(Pyridin-2-ylmethylene) Isonicotinohydrazide with Lighter Lanthanides. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54 (1), pp 28-34 (2009). ISSN: 0021-9568 (print) 1520-5134 (web).
  • R K Lonibala, M Sudhiranjan Singh and Homendra Naorem, Effect of nonionic micelles on the stability of uridine 5′- monophosphate with lighter lanthanide ions in aqueous media. J Surface Sci. Technol., 25(3-4), pp 1-14, 2009 ISSN:0970-1893.
  • Promila Devi Thangjam and R K Lonibala, Potentiometric Studies on the Complexation Reactions of N-(2-2-[1-(3-aminophenyl)ethylidene] hydrazino-2-oxoethyl)benzamide with Ni2+, Cu2+, and Cd2+ ions in Aqueous-dioxane and Micellar media. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55, 1166-1172 (2010). ISSN: 0021-9568 (print) 1520-5134 (web).
  • R K Lonibala, Th Promila Devi, Sharmeli Yumnam and R K Babita Devi, Synthesis and Spectral Studies of the Bivalent Transition Metal Complexes of 3-Hydroxypicolinamide. Asian J. Chem., 22(7), 5389-5398 (2010). ISSN: 0970-7077 (print) 0975-427X (online).
  • Th Promila Devi and R K Lonibala, Complexation of 4-Dimethylamino Benzilidene(N-Benzoyl)Glycyl Hydrazone with Ni2+, Cu2+ and Cd2+ ions and their Potentiometric Studies in Aqueous Dioxane and Aqueous Micellar Media. Asian J. Chem., 22(7), 5369-5379 (2010). ISSN: 0970-7077 (print) 0975-427X (online)
  • Y Sharmeli and R K Lonibala, Complex Formation of N’-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methylene isonicotinohydrazide with Lanthanide ions in Water-Dioxane medium and the associated thermodynamics. Asian J Chem., 22(10), 7541-7550 (2010). ISSN: 0970-7077 (print) 0975-427X  (online)
  • Yuimi Varam and Lonibala Rajkumari, Complexation of N′-[1-(2,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)ethylidene]isonicotinohydrazide with Lanthanide Ions. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 56, 3552-3560 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/je200370d; Publication Date (Web): August 10, 2011. ISSN: 0021-9568 (print) 1520-5134 (web)
  • Sharmeli Yumnam and Lonibala Rajkumari, Complexation of N′-[1-(3-aminophenyl)ethylidine]isonicotinohydrazide with La3+, Pr3+, Nd3+, Sm3+, Eu3+ and Gd3+ ions and the associated thermodynamics. J Rare Earths, 30, 367-373 (2012). ISSN: 1002-0721
  • M Sudhiranjan Singh, Homendra Naorem, R K Lonibala, Coordinating properties of uridine 5′-monophosphate with selected Ln3+ ions in ionic micellar media. Biometals, 25, 1235-1246 (2012). ISSN: 0966-0844 (Print) 1572-8773 (Online)
  • Th. Promila Devi, R. K. Lonibala, Synthesis and characterization of divalent nickel, copper and cadmium complexes of N-(2-2-[1-(3-aminophenyl) ethylidene] hydrazino-2-oxoethyl) benzamide. Oriental J Chem, (accepted, 2014); ISSN : 0970 - 020X, Online ISSN : 2231-5039
  • Thangjam Promila Devia,b, Phanjoubam Pengkiliyaa and Lonibala Rajkumari, Interaction of 3-Hydroxypicolinamide with Tb(III) and its Sensitizing Effect on Terbium Luminescence as a Function of pH and Medium. S Afr J Chem, 67, 218–225 (2014)

RESEARCH PROJECTS :

  • Completed a CSIR-sponsored project as PI entitled “studies on thermal and thermodynamic quantities pertaining to the interactions of the transition metal ions with biomolecules and their derivatives” (CSIR Sanction letter: 01(1486)/97/EMR-II dated 04-08-97) (Sept. 1997 – Sept. 2000)   
  • Completed a DST-sponsored project as Co-PI entitled “Interaction of Lanthanide/Calcium ions with purine and pyrimidine nucleotides in aqueous and aqueous-micellar media” (SR/SI/PC -39/2003 Dt 13/09/2004). (Nov. 2004 – March 2008)      
  • Undergoing a DST-SERB project titled ‘Development of Novel luminescent of lanthanidomesogens’ (SR/S1/IC-13/2012 dated 13 September, 2012) (25 July, 2013 till date for three years)

CONFERENCE / SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS

  • Participated in the National Seminar & Regional Workshop on Polymer Scenario – Past, Present & Future held at Department of Chemistry, Gulbarga University, Karnataka on Jan. 9-12, 1998.
  • Presented Project Report in the  Project Monitoring Workshop of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences Research Committee at CSIR Complex, New Delhi on April 4-5, 2000
  • Participated in the National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Bio-colloids held at Chemistry Department, Manipur University during Nov. 9-11, 2005.
  • Presented a paper in the National Seminar for Advances in Chemistry and Environmental Impact held at North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during Nov. 2-3, 2006.
  • Participated in the Workshop of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) held at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati on July 21, 2007.
  • Participated in the International Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids, Jadavpur University, Kolkata during Feb. 22-24, 2008.
  • Participated in the XI Manipur Science Congress at Manipur University, 28 -30 March, 2008.
  • Attended Mid Year Meeting of Indian Academy of Sciences as an Invited Teacher at IISc, Bangalore from July 3-5, 2008.
  • Participated in the 68th BRNS-IANCAS National Workshop on Radiochemistry and Applications of Radioisotopes at Department of Chemistry, Manipur University from Sept 22-30, 2008.
  • Attended 74th Mid Year Meeting of Indian Academy of Sciences as an Invited Teacher at IIT, New Delhi from Oct 30 to Nov 2, 2008.
  • Convened a National Conference on Frontiers of Colloid, Surfactants and Nanostructured Systems at Department of Chemistry, Manipur University during Feb 18-20, 2009 in collaboration with the Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST), Kolkata.
  • Participated in the 14th National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids, July 28-30, 2009 at the University of Kashmir.
  • Presentation of paper in the International Conference organized by ICC at Bangkok, 11-15 June, 2011.
  • Presentation of paper in the International Conference organized by ICC at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 9-11 June, 2012.
  • Presentation of poster in the 7th RSC-CRSI and 15thCRSI-NSC at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi during Jan. 31 and Feb. 1-3, 2013.
  • Presentation of poster in the 8th RSC-CRSI and 16thCRSI-NSC at IITB, Mumbai on Feb 6-9, 2014.

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Life Member of Indian Association for Cultivation of Science (IACS) since February, 2000.
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology (ISSST) (LM L-4) w.e.f. 28.02.2004.
  • Life Member of Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) (LM -1254) w. e. f. Sept. 2009.
  • Life member of Indian Council for Chemists since June 2011.